Browsing Archive: March, 2016

BDSM as Liability, Free from Culpability.

Posted by Madame Rax on Monday, March 28, 2016, In : D/s Dynamics 
Within the mainstream media, there are instances of pernicious uses of BDSM terms. Ignorant appropriations with reductive effects abound. Misunderstandings are the norm, rather than the exception. As most BDSM Professionals can attest, there are very few cases, if any, that present D/s dynamics in the proper light. In order to dispel many myths, I will personally go through a few situations, and correct them. 

Jian Ghomeshi.



This case happened in Canada. At first, it was reported (in the US, at...
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Framing a Powerful Session

Posted by Madame Rax on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, In : Sessioning 
As I've mentioned before, the goal of My sessions is to elicit a powerful moment. A catharsis, or at the very least, a wave of emotions -- all in the context of underlying nurturance. So, what is nurturance, and how is it applicable to BDSM? 

Nurturance is emotional or physical care and nourishment of someone who, for the purposes of this post, is usually in a vulnerable position. It is an idea that has gained traction in popular blog posts, such as this one, The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nu...
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